Towson offers various activities to help promote National Public Health Week from April 4th-9th. Each day, Towson University is holding events to help students with their mental and physical health. All the activities lead up to their 5K Run/Walk for Health on April 9th.
It’s race day! Never though we’d be running in the snow in April! 3pm registration, 4pm race! pic.twitter.com/4xEyHq4Fi9
— WellnessTU (@WellnessTU) April 9, 2016
Physical health is important, however no matter how physically healthy a person is, anything can happen. That is why it’s important to know how to properly help someone in need. On Wednesday, April 6th, Towson’s Nursing Department helped students learn hands-only CPR. The chance of survival doubles if hands-only CPR is started within the first few moments of an adult collapsing. The wanted to teach busy students, for a few minutes, how to preform hands-only CPR once someone has alerted 911. Catherine R. Publico, a Nursing Professor for Towson, was there to overlook the event and offer any other information about saving lives:
They encourage anyone to deliver hands-only CPR about 100 compression’s to the tempo of BeeGee’s song, “Stayin’ Alive.” It is best not to stop until paramedics or another bystander can take over.
Here is a list of all the activities hosted by Towson on National Public Health Week:
Here is the complete list of activities occurring on campus for National Public Health Week, April 4th – 9th. pic.twitter.com/hJxIByGOlK
— WellnessTU (@WellnessTU) March 23, 2016